formerly the Archives and Collections Society  

HMS Victory and Nelson

This model of HMS Victory was made from the plans and details in "Anatomy of Nelson's Ships" by C. Nepean Longridge (Model and Allied Publications Ltd, UK, 1955) by Canada Steamship Lines' Captain Harry Clarke, who hailed from Picton, Prince Edward County. In 1965, he donated this model to The Prince Edward Collegiate Institute. When they modified their library facilities and they donated HMS Victory to the Naval Marine Archive; The Canadian Collection.

The Society has accommodated the model as the centre-piece of a "Nelson and HMS Victory" collection, which will include this most important period in naval History, from the end of the American Revolution in 1783 to the end of the end of the War of 1812 and the Napoleonic era in 1815. Our gallery - in the 1896 heritage Picton Customs House and Post Office building has been named "The Victory" to honour this model.

Associated Collections include:

and some links to other sites: and more....

While the primary aim of the Deed of Gift is to retain this model of HMS Victory in Prince Edward County, the NMA, may at its discretion make the model available for display in other suitable locations. Please contact the Naval Marine Archive.

 

 

Revised: 12 October 2012